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at the benjamin cardozo school of law here in new york city and is a fellow at the roosevelt institute. susan crawford, welcome. >> thank you so much. >> "captive audience?" who's the captive? >> us, all of us. what's happened is that these enormous telecommunications companies, comcast and time warner on the wired side, verizon and at&t on the wireless side, have divided up markets, put themselves in the position where they're subject to no competition and no oversight from any regulatory authority. and they're charging us a lot for internet access and giving us second class access. this is a lot like the electrification story from the beginning of the 20th century. initially electricity was viewed as a luxury. so when f.d.r. came in, 90% of farms didn't have electricity in america at the same time that kids in new york city were playing with electric toys. and f.d.r. understood how important it was for people all over america to have the dignity and self-respect and sort of cultural and social and economic connection of an electrical outlet in their home. so he made sure to take on the spec
the vatican. vatican city coming in to us here on bbc world on the day that pope benedict xvi has resigned his post as head of the catholic church. more developments to come, bbc world. >> funding for this presentation is made possible by the freeman foundation of new york, stowe, vermont, and honolulu. newman's own foundation. and union bank. fidelity investments. and sony pictures classics nowa classicsmore." >> has your life and career change? fidelity is here for your personal economy. helping you readjust your retirement plan along the way. rethink how you are invested and refocus as your career moves forward. wherever you are today, a fidelity ira has a wide range of investment choices to help you find shoes -- fine-tune your personally,. call today and we will make it easy to move your 41 k to a fidelity no fee ira. ♪ >> greater thanpg-134, now playing in theaters. >> bees
studios in new york city, this is charlie rose. >> rose: the united states constitution is over 225 years old. though our nation has transformed since the document was ratified, this text has remained largely unchanged. some scholars question relevance of the constitution in the modern day, others insist we must strictly adhere to the words of our founders, akhil amar suggests that we look beyond the text. he is the sterling professor at yale law school and a constitutional law scholar. his new book is called america's unwritten constitution, the precedence and principleses we live by. i am pleased to have him at this table. welcome. >> thank you. >> so what about this love affair with the constitution that you have, did it come from undergraduate z it come from law school, did it come from some sense of america and its -- >> it came from the day that i was born and because the day i'm born in ann arbor, michigan, my parents are not u.s. citizens. they ever's students, they're, they were here to do their medical training. they met in ann arbor and because of the first sentence of the 14th
, the city offers its largest reward ever for the man accused of killing three. in his online manifesto, dorner threaten to wage and conventional and asymmetrical warfare against the police department he accused of racism and corruption. the united states ratchets up this economic war against iran ahead of this month's nuclear talks. >> i want to underscore to iran, the window for diplomacy is still open and we have agreed to meet iran again in two weeks. we have made our position clear. the choice is really up to iran. >> will speak with president of the national iranian american council. and historian on the largest and unconventional life of misses paul robeson. this is "democracy now!," democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. the vatican has announced pope an addict will step down as head of the catholic church later this month. it's a surprise move makes benedict the first pontiff to resign in nearly six centuries his policy has been marked by a range of issues and a number of child molestation scandal and the catholic church including allegations he ignored at
's biggest city, rangoon, to protest against power cuts. burma exports a large portion of its energy to china leaving nearly 3/4 of its population without a stable electricity supply. >> burma is still far from reformed and ethnic conflicts threaten to derail the train of progress. >> the central problem of that country is not democracy, in my view, it is the minority relations. this has been true since independence and no government since independence has resolved that issue. approximately 1/3 of the country is made up of minorities, 2/3 are ethnic-burmans who are 99% buddhist. some of the minorities are christian, some are muslim, and some are buddhist as well. but the fear in some burmese sense of sharing of power and resources has never adequately been dealt with in that country and that is in the essential issue that has to be resolved. >> myanmar is a very ethnically-diverse country. there are about 135 different ethnicities. many of the groups have been at war with the government. the government now has brokered now about ten cease-fires with various groups. one remains and they're w
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